In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR

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Obama Schedule || Tuesday, January 13, 2014

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 11:00 am || Meets with members of the bipartisan congressional leadership; Cabinet Room 12:40 pm || Lunch with Biden 3:10 pm || Delivers remarks at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center; Arlilngton, Virginia All times Eastern Live stream of White House briefing at 11:45 am

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Biden Has Other, Very Important Work To Do

Okay, I get it. Vice President Biden failed to attend the march in Paris because he has very important things to do. A man like Biden cannot possibly have time to get his ass over to Paris on a moment’s notice. This from the White House today: Vice President Biden will host the first ever Caribbean Energy Security Summit in Washington, DC on January 26,

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White House Effort to Insulate Obama from Criticism Falls Apart

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest Monday insisted that President Obama could not have attended Sunday’s march in Paris because security arrangements would have had an adverse impact on the event, but he admitted that the White House had not even consulted the Secret Service on the matter. Earnest acknowledged that some high ranking U.S. official other than the president or the vice president should have

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White House Admits “Higher Profile” Official Should Have Been in Paris

The White House today acknowledged that it should have sent a senior official to Sunday’s march honoring the victims of the Paris terrorist attacks. “We should have sent someone with a higher profile to be there,” said White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest during today’s briefing. The United States was represented by its ambassador to France, and has come under criticism for not sending the

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Holder Declares the War on Terror Back On

Attorney General Eric Holder Sunday acknowledged that the United States is in a “war” against terror, just about a year and a half after President Obama declared the war over. It was May 23, 2013 when the president arrived at the National Defense University in Washington to say it was time to put all this talk of war to rest: Our systematic effort to dismantle terrorist

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Inexplicable

Who can even fathom the White House decision not to send the president or some other senior administration official to march along with world leaders in Paris Sunday, in solidarity with the principle that terrorists must not be permitted to rip free speech from Western civilization? What better show of our resolve than for President Obama to lead the parade? And what better signal to our enemies

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The Obama Morning News || January 12, 2014

Obama amnesty to cost states billions . . . Obama’s new deportation amnesty will impose “billions of dollars in costs” on states — including more than $130 for each Texas driver’s license issued to illegal immigrants under the policy. Washington Times Holder can’t quite say we’re at war with Islamists . . . “Well, I would say we are at war with terrorists who commit these heinous

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